Written by Ted Lesley

1997-1998
Work of Various

160 pages (Stapled), published by Wonder Workshop Berlin
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Ted Lesley.
Language: English

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Ted Lesley The Editor Writes
Vol. 1 No. 1 2
Larry White The Bermuda Bottle label and coin penetrate corked bottle, wrapped inside newspaper, with variation by Ted Lesley
Related to Vol. 1 No. 1 3
Ken De Courcy Personal Possessions instruction game with four objects, objects are returned to correct owners
Vol. 1 No. 1 6
Philip T. Goldstein Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 1 8
Ted Lesley Psychokinetic Banknight signed bill in one of four envelopes, several lighters, three envelopes are burnt, envelope with bill remains and last lighter does not work
Vol. 1 No. 1 10
Toni Forster Aura-Prediction spectator writes city on cardboard, other cities on other cardboards, mixed, spectator marks one with X below table, it's also predicted
Inspired by
  • routine from Ashton III (Magick No. 354)
Also published here
Vol. 1 No. 1 13
Ted Lesley Editorial on Tel-Aviv, Jeff McBride, Guy Bavli, Roy Oron, Lior Manor, Gerard Senehi, Caligostro, Emmanuel A. Rosen
Vol. 1 No. 2 2
John Riggs Add-A-Riggs sum prediction pinned on back, add-a-number with index cards
Vol. 1 No. 2 3
Ken De Courcy Geller for Dinner multi-phase routine with spoon, spoon apparently bends then it vanishes
Vol. 1 No. 2 4
Mike Porstmann Double-Decker construction for clever switching envelope, two-way envelope
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 2 7
Terry Seabrooke Terry Goes Mental
Vol. 1 No. 2 11
Pat Fallon The Raffle with gag prizes
Inspired by
  • Alan Goodall's "Dischance" in "Magigram" October, 1975.
Vol. 1 No. 2 12
Ted Lesley, Mark Garetz The Editors Write on Phil Goldstein, Tony Binarelli, Pepe Monfort, Alan Shaxon, Paul Alberstat
Vol. 1 No. 3 2
Mark Garetz Combo Lock Combo nine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, opens padlock with spectator's ring
Inspired by
  • Larry Becker's "The Ultimate Matrix" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
Related to
Vol. 1 No. 3 3
Larry Becker Crowd Pleaser with money attached to lock
Vol. 1 No. 3 6
Larry White Un-Capped apparently uncapping pen while pushing it through fist
Vol. 1 No. 3 9
Ted Lesley The Box vibrating box, instant stooge
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 3 11
Ted Lesley, Mark Garetz The Editors Write on Alex, Tony Binarelli, Pepe Monfort, Marvyn Roy
Vol. 1 No. 4 2
Karrell Fox Getting Away with Murder
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 4 3
Larry Becker Al Zymer Graphology graphology and fake graphology routine with Himber wallet
Vol. 1 No. 4 4
Ken De Courcy Rings On Their Fingers reading, on which finger people wear rings
Vol. 1 No. 4 9
Boretti, Ted Lesley Perfect Pocket-Watch spectator sets time on closed pocket watch, performer divines it
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 4 12
John Wade Some Thoughts on a Different Wavelength... on magic on the radio, musician divines song in other studio
Vol. 1 No. 4 15
Ted Lesley, Mark Garetz The Editors Write on Pepe Monfort, Mark Garetz
Vol. 1 No. 5 2
Ken De Courcy Party Pateo party trick, seven men can win a prize, remaining man finds his wife behind the door, pateo
Vol. 1 No. 5 3
Larry White Hieroglyph-Trick cards with jewels and skeletons and snakes, spectator selects correct one, erasable ink
Vol. 1 No. 5 5
Ted Lesley Black Magic III four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins, with clever gaffed envelopes
Inspired by
  • Eckhard Böttcher's "Wrong Banknight" in "Magische Perlen Band I", 1995.
Related to
Vol. 1 No. 5 8
Pat Fallon The Black & White 21st Century Silks normal and routine for children
Vol. 1 No. 5 14
Ted Lesley, Mark Garetz The Editors Write on Billy McComb, KISS
Vol. 1 No. 6
Billy McComb The Seven-Cornered Handkerchief performer proves that a silk has seven corner by tying them in pairs
Inspired by
  • Hatton & Plate's "Magicians' Tricks and How They Are Done"
  • Stanyon's Magic, August 1913, Vol. 13 No. 11
Related to
Vol. 1 No. 6 1
Billy McComb The Knot
Vol. 1 No. 6 3
Quentin Reynolds A Clever Party Stunt psychological game à la the Cube, kokology
Vol. 1 No. 6 9
Larry White The Necklace in the Light Bulb
Also published here
  • "The Necklace in the Light Bulb" in "MUM" April, 1991.
Vol. 1 No. 6 11
Ken De Courcy Heads? Or Tails? divination of heads or tails after instruction game, with fortunetelling fish
Vol. 1 No. 6 13
Ted Lesley, Mark Garetz The Editors Write
Vol. 1 No. 7
Robert Siepielski No Sweat Bank Night with envelopes, one check
Vol. 1 No. 7 1
Paul Alberstat Subliminal Persuation four numbers on a board, chosen one is predicted
Vol. 1 No. 7 3
Philip T. Goldstein Tournamental box with lock, envelopes
Inspired by
  • North Bigbee's "Golden Spell" in "The Mentalist" December, 1962.
Vol. 1 No. 7 5
Ken De Courcy Ring - Out ring travels from hand to hand, with handkerchief
Inspired by
  • routine in Jean Hugard's "Close-Up Magic"
Vol. 1 No. 7 7
Bruce Kalver Borrowed Ring on Brandy Snifter after Himber Ring routine, spectator's ring on stem of glass
Vol. 1 No. 7 9
John Riggs Voo Doo You with voodoo doll, prediction on cardboard where spectator places pin
Vol. 1 No. 7 12
Ted Lesley The Editor Writes on the death of Karrell Fox, Billy McComb, Roger Klause
Vol. 1 No. 8
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Comedy - Club - Routine presentation for Key-R-Rect, with lots of gags, and apparently divining spectator's phone number
Vol. 1 No. 8 1
Larry White My Word Against Yours tearing magazine in process
Vol. 1 No. 8 8
Ken De Courcy The IRS Divination sum divination
Inspired by
  • a book test by Tom Craven in "The Linking Ring" January, 1995.
Vol. 1 No. 8 11
Paul Alberstat No Sleight Centre Tear
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 8 13
Ted Lesley The Editor Writes
Vol. 1 No. 9
Ken De Courcy Silent Orders prediction of rolled number, with matches
Vol. 1 No. 9 1
Pete Biro The Twitch Trick gag, lie detector, having a twitch
Vol. 1 No. 9 2
Maurice Nicole ImPressive in nest of envelopes, with bulldog clip
Vol. 1 No. 9 3
Mike Rogers High Tech Wizard coding with extension number
Vol. 1 No. 9 6
Larry White Stage-Size Epic with geometrical design as third decision
Vol. 1 No. 9 7
John Riggs, Ted Lesley Confabulation in the Sock brief, uses Carl Cloutier's Card in the Sock gimmick
Vol. 1 No. 9 10
Paul Alberstat Ideas Galore
  • idea for triple prediction coin routine
  • idea for Living and Dead test
  • Q&A with Jap Box
  • Coin force with folder
Vol. 1 No. 9 11
Ted Lesley The Editor Writes on the Masked Magician
Vol. 1 No. 10
Ken De Courcy The Golden Gamble instruction game with coins
Vol. 1 No. 10 1
Lee Earle ESP Stack
Vol. 1 No. 10 2
John Hawken Penetring ring of cord, beads at end of cord
Vol. 1 No. 10 4
Paul Alberstat Always Safe bill travels in condom package in wallet
Vol. 1 No. 10 5
Bobby Bernard Utility Altar Light transposition of flames of flame from candle to candle, with glasses
Inspired by
  • Gen Grant's "Altar Light"
Vol. 1 No. 10 6
Ted Lesley Origami - Telekinesis bill in envelope folds itself into origami figure, using Teleport-Envelopes and Glorpy
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 10 8
Pat Fallon The Magic Hot Spot sucker torn and restored tissue paper
Inspired by
  • Billy Day's "Spotty"
Vol. 1 No. 10 11